View Full Version : Midget 1500 Dual SU Carbs

06-30-2004, 07:02 PM
My Midget 1500 now has a Weber downdraft. I purchased sometime ago a dual SU setup for the 1500. The questions I have is how does this setup rate compared to the Weber? I wanted to go this route because you don't see many 1500 cars with the SU setup. 2nd, I am not sure if this really came off of a 1500. It is slightly different than the others I have seen. It is in great shape. The person I purchased it from said they had it in their attic for years and didn't get much use. Also, anyone know of photos and/or parts to help me set up the linkage. I have 2 photos if anyone could look at them and help me ID this set up. Right now I don't have any means of posting them but I can email them, as long as no one ads me to their forwarding list. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/spam.gif

George Zeck
06-30-2004, 11:55 PM
Not sure of the differences -- but I saved this site for reference. It might offer some help fo ryou.



Good luck.


07-01-2004, 12:41 AM
Rob, take a look at this, as well. Particularly my post regarding the single HS4.
https://www.britishcarforum.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=0&Number=65597&page=1&view=collap sed&sb=5&o=&fpart=1#65597


Mike H
07-01-2004, 10:13 AM
I don't know if my experience is typical, but I did have a Weber downdraft on my '78 and have since changed to dual SU's. My biggest disatisfaction with the Weber was that I couldn't get it set properly. That aside, what I have heard is that Webers have better top end perfomance and SU's are better off the line.

My personal experience seems to be that is true.

07-02-2004, 03:14 PM
Here's my almost finished setup. Hope it helps. Email me if you have a question.